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19 Apr 2018 11:30:24
Hi fellas Moyes has presently cooled on the idea of Dendonker so wether his agreement with Athleticio is binding or not may be irrelevant at the present. We shall have to wait and see on this one IRONMIKE.




19 Apr 2018 11:08:56
Hi fellas Palace contact WH do we want Benteke? We are being offered lots IRONMIKE.


1.) 19 Apr 2018 12:54:34
i'd have Tomkins back though!

2.) 19 Apr 2018 13:01:46
what a suprise SULLY has come out and said our net spend is actually more than being quoted he can't help himself the guys only saying that because the summer transfer windo is a few months away he's so predictabLe it's hilarious so all fans hoping we are going to spend big in the next window can put them thoughts well and truly on hold and the club 100% needs new owners otherwise it's going to be biting fingernails for the next few years or longer I'm afraid.

3.) 19 Apr 2018 13:46:38
Another load of rubbish by SULLY because its season ticket renewal time and transfer window soon so he is getting the excuses out there before we start.

Here we go again same old, same old.

4.) 19 Apr 2018 14:17:07
Hold on phil, Ronaldo and messi in talks to join WHU in the summer! Oooo another 10000 season tickets sold :) , I hate this crap every summer the same muck : (.

5.) 19 Apr 2018 14:45:57
IMO, Benteke no thanks, can’t hit s barn door, Wilshire no thanks another sick note and in my mind a greedy so and so and lazy b———, vastly overrated still delaying a new contract hoping for others to show an interest so Arsenal can raise their offer! Tomkins I will never know why Slav let him go, bloody joke for £6m each time I see him on MOTD he always makes a significant contribution and gives a 100%. so we have no chance him coming back I don’t think?



18 Apr 2018 10:47:59
Hi fellas i'm still working on the presumption that we WILL stay up starting with Victor Klassen mdf Krasnodar who has been watched more than once Willshere is walking away from Arsenal another meeting with Moyes is planned BUT he's wanted abroad Westwood the Owls GK has been watched as well and Moyes likes Romero and Frazer Forster NOW it's no secret that I'm a big Shaquri fan two yeats back WH led the chase for him and pulled out at the vital moment he's wanted by many clubs abroad BUT should stoke fall WE MUST go for him his passing FK taking and general play is better than anything we have and his signing if at all possible would be a master stroke my apologies on a previous post Imeant Kennedy NOT Challobah. sorry IRONMIKE.


1.) 18 Apr 2018 12:03:51
Assume that's Viktor Claesson of Krasnodar . team mate of Smolov!

Kennedy has looked good for Newcastle.

Not sure on Romero - haven't seen enough of him. Fraser Forster can't get in a poor southampton side. Would prefer we resolve the CDM position before trying to buy players like wilshere and shaquiri. Would take zouma but not convinced by Drinkwater.

2.) 18 Apr 2018 14:31:07
IF and it is still sadly a big IF we manage to stay up and Stoke did go down is Jack Butland someone we would look at? Or is he going to be sought after by bigger teams?

3.) 18 Apr 2018 16:31:00
I said before he went to Newcastle that my brother is a season ticket holder at Chelsea and he said their 2 best young talents were KENNEDY AND LOFTUS-CHEEK and I don't think Chelsea will sell either as you wouldn't get change out of 50 mill each.

4.) 18 Apr 2018 18:56:37
Would love to see a team like this it's younger and paceier


Fredrick's rice/ ogbonna. Masakuku

Dendonker/ gomes

Shakiri Lanzini. Arnie


Bench of kouyate, Carroll, zaba, cress well, adrian/ Bentley, Holland, antonio

Price of new players £80 million ISH that would be stumbling block.

5.) 18 Apr 2018 22:54:45
hiya Mistley great team but MASUAKU cannot defend for toffee he's a winger out and out which I said when he was playing left back I wouldn't even chance him at wing back because defensively he's a massive liability but love your fresh team selection and one MASSIVE PLUS is NOBLE GONE cannot agree with KOUYATE who I'd sell now but it's great to see someone making statements rather than slagging people off for making suggestions so I love the majority of your team because none of us are experts otherwise we would be in charge LOL.

6.) 19 Apr 2018 02:18:17
Is it true Ed or MIKE that ATHLETIC MADRID have an agreement in place to sign DENDONKER from anderlect and if so why didn't we get that deal in principle because the player apparently was very keen to come to us if it's true it's another top class player we could and should have had, same thing with CARVALHIO and why I understand transfers are complicated why if CARVALHIO who was also keen to come didn't we have a similar promise for him which leads me to think it could be untrue I'm sorry if I sound repetitive but I don't belI've a word that our board say and I feel uncomfortable with those feelings because fans deserve honesty at the very least.

7.) 19 Apr 2018 09:13:37
how on earth have you worked out that Shakiri, Plea, bentley, Dendonker, gomes, johnson, fredricks would come to 80 mill ish? surely dendonker and gomes alone would be about 50 to 60.

{Ed002's Note - Just a note to Mike - there are two Chaoboah's - Nathaniel who reluctantly left Chelsea for Watford in order to try and get in contention for the World Cup squad - but unfortunately got injured and is out for the season. There is also Trevoh his younger brother who is 18 and plays for the U23 side as a centre back - he is also very well thought of.}

8.) 19 Apr 2018 10:50:51
Yes It was Kennedy though I was doing two things at the same time IRONMIKE.

{Ed002's Note - OK - then West Ham better speak to Chelsea and join the queue. Three other sides have spoken to them already. He went out on loan because of a bahavior issue, not because he was unwanted.}

9.) 19 Apr 2018 11:26:30
True he will be out of our reach as an outright buy with the form he has shown IRONMIKE.



17 Apr 2018 19:00:46
Hi fellas After a 20 minute meeting today it has been agreed by Dgs with Moyes to let Masuaku leave if the price is right Chelsea want to let one or two players go Challobah Zouma and Drinkwater Head their list and they want to do a swap WH say cash is king but they may want someone on Loan or possibly player plus cash No offers have been received as yet from spurs talk only and we have not encouraged a bid from them IRONMIKE.


1.) 18 Apr 2018 01:34:51
did watford not buy chalobah or is there a buy back clause?

considering walker and mendy went for almost 50m surely we can hold them to ransom. I like Zouma and he's still young, as for drinkwater I think we can do better like Gomes you mentioned in your previous posts but he wouldn't be a terrible signing.

Just means we have to find another LB to take over from Cresswell. Based on previous windows i'm unsure sulli can oversee the squad over haul we need.

2.) 18 Apr 2018 08:53:07
i like zouma but seems of the pace since injury but may just be me. LB if we are thinging big then I'd like grimaldo, gaya, dalbert, etc but that's me wishful thinking. so one for the eds would you please share some insight of whom we maybe looking at or scouting? thanks.

3.) 18 Apr 2018 16:39:08
two players I'd like to see at West ham who both should be get table are DRINKWATER AND LUKE SHAW as I don't rate Cresswell defensively and I think we could get 20 mill for him and SHAW would be about the same the midfield I'd like are CARVALHIO AND DRINKWATER and DENDONKER at the back I'd love TIERNEY from celtic but doubt that would happen as he's destined for a top four team and I'd have SHAQUIRI as well I'd out NOBLE, KOUYATE, HART, ZABALETTA, CREST WELL, ANTONIO, CARROLL REID, the only one at the back I'd keep is OGBONNA I know it's extreme and can't be done in one season but with ANTONIO I'd cash in him and CARROLL as we could get decent money they are both injury prone and antonius hasn't been match fit all season and that's why he keeps getting injured and the older you get the harder it gets to stay fit.

4.) 18 Apr 2018 17:05:43
KRAM I assume you left Rice out of your list of the only one you would keep because you forgot about him despite being the best prospect we have

And as Hart is on loan only till the end of the season anyway I can't see why we would want to keep paying over £5 million a year for the Goalkeeper with the worst stats in the league.

5.) 18 Apr 2018 23:02:07
hiya merci sorry I left RICE out because he hadn't entered my mind to get rid but don't get what you mean about HART because I don't rate him one bit and I know he's on loan and I believe we are paying half his wages and he is in my list because there's talk of ilus signing him permanantly and I prefer Adrian to him anyway but I believe we need two keepers because I'd get rid of both and in my opinionn although RICE is a great prospect we ain't seen the best prospect yet NATHAN HOLLAND who's going to be a player and half and what's your opinion on Noble and kouyate, antonius leaving as well.

6.) 19 Apr 2018 10:59:31
Morning KRAM was using a bit of rhetoric about Rice as I personally think he is the most accomplished 19 year old I have seen in 55 years of supporting the Hammers

My point about Hart is he has lost it totally and I can't see anyway that he would be a good signing just a waste of Money I was never a big fan when he was in his pomp at City

With ref to Kouyate and Noble I tend to agree with you Kouyate is too erratic and unreliable a shadow of when he first came to the Club and whilst I love noble as Mr West Ham maybe the time has come for him to think about his future He can no longer be relied upon week in week out but on his day is still good personally I see him more and more coming off the bench - time for him to take his badges maybe

I do see the U23s occasionally and I think we have a lot of potential for the next few years. As well as Holland I like Cullen and Samuelson and looks like Marcus Brown is starting to show some good signs too.



17 Apr 2018 11:35:55
Hi fellas I would like to make it clear that I'm not generally a lover of Moyes tactics BUT I am equally convinced we would definetly have been relegated with Slav had we continued with him Moyes has been marginally better than the previous incumbent and that thin difference may prove to be enough under the circumstances that have prevailed at the club this season let's. Stay up and judge him again after a full season I don't think that anyone can argue with that IRONMIKE.


1.) 17 Apr 2018 12:36:35
Well said Mike I do think last night was about 2 cautious teams coupled with a peculiar refereeing position from Mr Oliver who created a record number of fouls given I the PL era

I also believe Hernandez goal should have stood or a pen awarded not a FK to Stoke

Stokes goal proves the fragility of our goalkeeping we get poor performances when the GK has time to think and doesn't just react that's why Hart made 3 good saves against Chelsea and a howler last night.

2.) 17 Apr 2018 12:49:38
Yes, its a good match for us. No one else would want Moyes and no one else would want to work for Sully, so its all worked out lovely.

3.) 17 Apr 2018 19:28:25
Let’s see how things shape up it’s a funny game IRONMIKE.

4.) 18 Apr 2018 16:47:59
Carroll should have been awarded a penalty as shawcross literally dragged him to the floor but although I get what everyone's saying about MOYES but he's too defensive for me and with our midfield two in NOBLE AND KOUYATE I'm sorry but ones legs have gone and the other can't even pass to a teamate goes on stupid runs with no end product and leaves us wide open because if noble gets too far forward he hasn't got the legs or pace to get back since OBIANG has been injured we've looked dodgy and when he was fit he was trying to do either nobles job or kouyate as well as his own MIKE where do you stand on NOBLE because whenever I slate him I get slaughtered he's ok going forward bur defensively not good enough and why I get he's claret and blue through and through su rely that's not the be all and end all of gettING in the tear and I am torally convinced without him and KOUYATE replaced we would be a much better team by a mile.




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12 Mar 2018 03:08:24
HI fellas WH making exception it seems in scouting in this case OK. Okay Yosuku MDF Trabonspor seems we are interested regardless of current situation. As you know Moyes has been asked by the board to stay on whatever BUT he's now considering. The situation again after this fiasco Personally it's clear he's nothing to do with it and we must all be honest with each other no he's far from a messiah BUT apart from Pardew and the usual band of old hat who wants to take on WH? It's becoming a poison chalice! IRONMIKE.


1.) 12 Mar 2018 12:03:51
Nobody because of the board and until they go nothing will change no matter who the manager is and sooner or later people WILL start and stay away and the numbers will slowly but surely drop if they aren't already. People out here work hard to raise the money to go and watch this overpaid shower of rubbish and the board know this is a money making exercise. You think they moved us so we can challenge the top 6 teams and bring more quality players in? Of course they didn't. They moved us so they could MAKE MONEY for as long as they can and to hell with what we want! Every window we hear rumours about what the board intend to do and its all smokescreens because they have no intentions of doing anything else but PONDER, MULL, CONDISER and think about what to do. In the meantime the press is full of speculation and then we find out that a team who wants 18m euro's has been offered 4m with payments to follow. Hardly any wonder the fans get upset and realistically (although I don't condone it) how else are the fans supposed to express themselves?

2.) 12 Mar 2018 14:49:18
We all know what SHOULD happen. In my opinion, before a clear-out of players in the summer, we need a clear-out of the owners and manager. In a perfect world, DGS should sell their controlling interest to someone who has the club's best interest at heart, not just lining their own pockets. A new owner would likely appoint a new manager who would decide which players stayed and which players would go. I don't agree with Mike that West Ham United is becoming a poison chalice. Moyes has got part responsibility for the current situation. He has to go. I imagine there are plenty of decent managers who would gladly take on the West Ham management challenge, as long as they get a decent contract and a chance to build. Until that happens, we are stuck in a rut. Unfortunately, I can't see that happening while DGS are making money.

{Ed002's Note - What money do you think they are taking out of the club? Who is this buyer? The problem is simply interference in transfers. They need a director of football. Why they don’t need the fans doing what they are doing unless they want a points deduction.}

3.) 12 Mar 2018 15:29:48
If you read my post, I said "in a perfect world. "
Can't agree that it's simply a case of interference. It's a reluctance to part with money that also plays a part. Just introducing a director of football will not solve the problem on its own. The owners must be willing to pay for players.
DGS made money for themselves by selling the real estate at Upton Park and if Mike is to be believed, they will eventually aim to make money by buying the London Stadium and selling it on at a nice little profit.

{Ed002's Note - What are you talking about - what money? Do you think they can simply give the club funds for transfers? You clearly have zero understanding about the finances - you won't embarrass yourself further if you don't talk about it anymore.}

4.) 13 Mar 2018 01:04:51
Sorry Ed002, ....................

{Ed002's Note - You have absolutely zero grasp about the running of a football club at all. Complete and utter nonsense.}

5.) 16 mar 2018 09:47:12
ed is spot on the problem with sullivan is he's a control freak and needs to remove himself from any transfer dealings because it's his way or the highway and that's not how football works and eds bang on right. coyi.

{Ed002's Note - So I promised some additional information:
- West Ham are actively seeking to recruit an experienced person to take over all football operations (effectively a Director of Football but he may not be called that) and he will take control of transfers and he may well shake up the scouting set up - if board agree.
- The negotiations to increase the capacity of the stadium for football games got a major hit with what happened over the past couple of weeks and they are now expecting that in the short-term capacity might actually be reduced for security reasons.
- The club think that they will likely be charged Friday night or on Monday and are expecting a significant fine and potentially being forced to close stand in front of Directors box for the rest of the season – or perhaps permanently.
- The money for the sale of the old stadium was used to clear external bank loans and also to contribute to the new stadium updates for football.
- The club accept that they over-egged expectations with the move to new stadium as estimated financial figures were higher than reality and based on full occupancy being allowed.
- The fans forum is not working due to factions in one supporters club simply not open to listening or dialogue whereas another group try to be more constructive. As such WHU may look to a Liverpool type model and recruit someone as liaison.
- The club understand that there is an issue with commercial and sponsorship revenue, which although leaping up is lower than perhaps it could be – although candidly they are aware that it is a tough sell for what is still a rather unattractive club and it just gets tougher with the sort of events they are seeing now.
- The club are also looking for ways with Newnham Council to make the long walk to the stadium feel more like a walk to a game, but the Council won't allow any temporary markets and if they were to make exceptions there would be significant costs as it would be covered by the same agreements they have with long-term traders under the Council's control.}



12 Mar 2018 03:08:24
HI fellas WH making exception it seems in scouting in this case OK. Okay Yosuku MDF Trabonspor seems we are interested regardless of current situation. As you know Moyes has been asked by the board to stay on whatever BUT he's now considering. The situation again after this fiasco Personally it's clear he's nothing to do with it and we must all be honest with each other no he's far from a messiah BUT apart from Pardew and the usual band of old hat who wants to take on WH? It's becoming a poison chalice! IRONMIKE.




11 Mar 2018 10:40:33
No Steve I don’t that would be exceedingly harsh But if it happens again it will almost certainly come to that there is yet time and points aplenty to get out of this It’s
The confidence that’s missing IRONMIKE.


1.) 11 Mar 2018 12:52:06
Thanks for reply Mike, as you say there's plenty of points to play for so we need to start picking them up, and quick,



11 Mar 2018 06:12:45
Hi fellas I have read all your posts and find it hard to disagree with most The game is all about confidence and we don't have any to be fair Burnley weren't in the game first half and we should have had it nailed had that been the case none of the events would have happened nobody of course forsaw this happening but I feared the game would turn against us and it did I think it unlikely that the authorities will do more than give us a fine and warning BUT we cannot rid ourselves of this thug element we have it's there behaviour which cannot be condoned in way shape or form frankly they will be the ones to drag us down unless something is done ON MOYES look he's not the messiah but he could have had pep and Klopp with him it wouldn't have changed anything IRONMIKE.


1.) 11 Mar 2018 06:43:04
Hi Mike, there’s been a few scuffles at the stadium before, when we first moved there, and now this, do you think they will make us play behind closed doors?



01 Mar 2018 06:26:06
Hi fellas Hush being the word Willsheres agent has made arrangements to meet with David Moyes himself (along with about five other clubs interested in the player. ) Who has stated Arsenal messing him about and he wants to make a deal with another club that's all I know at present IRONMIKE.


1.) 01 Mar 2018 18:04:04
I agree with Roy Keane about Wilshire, vastly overrated, he’s his own biggest fan, another potential sicknote, he should show Arsenal some loyalty for the way they have stood by him. Probably got the hump as apparently he was going to be offered a reduced pay deal, perhaps he thought he couldn’t manage on £50k a week from £90k, but we’ll sort him out with a bigger offer!




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19 Apr 2018 11:26:30
True he will be out of our reach as an outright buy with the form he has shown IRONMIKE.




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19 Apr 2018 10:50:51
Yes It was Kennedy though I was doing two things at the same time IRONMIKE.


{Ed002's Note - OK - then West Ham better speak to Chelsea and join the queue. Three other sides have spoken to them already. He went out on loan because of a bahavior issue, not because he was unwanted.}



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17 Apr 2018 19:28:25
Let’s see how things shape up it’s a funny game IRONMIKE.




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17 Apr 2018 11:04:39
Yes afraid so Moyes is ready to sign the contract he has been offered soon as we are safe two more points may well prove to be sufficient owing to the other sides fixtures we need to play 2 up front at Arsenal perhaps 2/ 5/ 3. However we must avoid a beating so 1/ 4/ 5 might be our approach I feel we can get a point but I would like to see us play. Two up front which will stop their defenders moving up. IRONMIKE.




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13 Mar 2018 01:50:07
This is actually a gray area and the costs of this and the duties involved is another area clouded and in dispute IRONMIKE.





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19 Apr 2018 11:49:13
We have a new firm of cleaners starting on June 4th is that what was meant by a fresh start? IRONMIKE.




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04 Feb 2018 18:27:35
No day knows nothing about night either! I I don’t often give out team or injury info which I could I feel it’s not in the clubs best interests THIS man didn’t even know that MOYES was going to be the next manager 4 days beforehand whilst my readers won fortunes ask him about that you’ll be probably blocked he knows nothing about inside transfer dealings litigation or money transfers involved either LOOK there’s room for everybody I don’t decry anybody the man makes himself look like an absolute fool on a regular basis he doesn't need my help on that basis regards IRONMIKE.




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01 Feb 2018 20:11:32
All not quite right sorry IRONMIKE.




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01 Feb 2018 19:52:22
You are 75 percent correct but not 100 massive part of WH problem is we are paying high wages
Far too high for non performing players and far too high for a club outside the top six we are not getting value for mioney that’s the problem IRONMIKE.




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31 Jan 2018 21:11:41
Small possibility Amadou can’t see anything else to Late now IRONMIKE.